“Andy’s Ham Radio Linux” Distribution Version 22 Now Available

Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ, writes: I’ve just released a new version of “Andy’s Ham Radio Linux” for 64-bit  computers.  Version 22 is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 repositories and contains many new and updated programs.  The previous version had over 10,400 downloads in 14 months!  Thank you for your support! For more information:  https://sourceforge.net/projects/kb1oiq-andysham/ Please pass this information to your Linux and ham radio friends.

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Genesis ARS Linux Workshop Sessions

The Genesis Amateur Radio Society linux training sessions continue through March, 2018. According to GARS Project Manager Jack Buckley, W1AKN, the sessions will address: March  3: Linux application install, setup, and configure for specific users, i.e. callsign, location, grid, station data, rig control settings, etc. March 17: Continue work with the many ham applications included in Andy’s Ham Radio Linux  The training sessions run from 9 AM until 12 noon in the Genesis ARS meeting room at the Plymouth Airport.

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Open System Ubuntu OS And Ham Radio: A Great Combo

Ubuntu logoUbuntu Linux enthusiasts are holding the first-ever Installfest on October 13, 2007 from 9:00 am-5:00 p.m. at MIT’s Media Library in Cambridge.

According to the group’s press release, “Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions, present demonstrations and help users install the free, open source Linux operating system.”

“This is of particular interest to hams wanting to try open systems that run well on old hardware,” writes Bill Ricker, N1VUX. Ricker adds that these workshops may rotate around the state. “Drop in on your way home from NEARfest!”

[See http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AmateurRadio/Software for information on Amateur Radio-specific software for linux.]

-Thanks, N1VUX

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